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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

clock 4hMiles Socha


Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock 18hDavid Moin


Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock 12hWWD Staff

Nasty Gal’s Trajectory: From E-tailer to Brand

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Nasty Gal is growing up. The company will today launch its own line of footwear, Shoe Cult, and is also eyeing intimates and swimwear for next year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Rosalía Mera, Cofounder of Inditex, Dies

Spain’s richest woman was 69.

clock August 18, 2013Samantha Conti


Nina Griscom Launches Handbag Line

The well-known Manhattan social figure, television personality and general purveyor of good taste today is launching the collection with GiGi New York.

clock August 16, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Department Stores

William Ackman, J.C. Penney Ink Stock Sale Plan

The two entered into a registration rights agreement on Aug. 13 setting forth the procedures for if and when Ackman elects to sell his shares in the company.

clock August 18, 2013Vicki M. Young

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Cashmere Supplier Todd & Duncan Launches Branded Collection

The company will open its first retail store at 54 Greene Street in New York at the end of this month, showcasing the new collection.

clock August 16, 2013David Lipke

Government and Trade

Rep. Levin to Tour Bangladesh Apparel Factories

He will assess efforts on the ground to improve fire and building safety standards in the South Asian nation’s garment industry.

clock August 18, 2013Kristi Ellis


The Las Vegas Scene

A fast fix of fun and facts.

clock August 19, 2013WWD Staff

The Markets Features

Vegas Day One: Making the Difference

Vendors are vying to prove to retailers why they deserve their tightly managed dollars.

clock August 19, 2013Khanh T.L. Tran and Marcy Medina

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Ones to Watch in Las Vegas

New and noteworthy brands at the Las Vegas trade shows.

clock August 19, 2013WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Staff Gathers at Condé Nast Traveler Following Editor’s Dismissal

One source concluded the reason for Klara Glowczewska’s departure was she didn’t fit with the mold of the new, millennial Condé Nast.

clock August 16, 2013Erik Maza

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Apparel Uptick Bodes Well for Spring

After a lackluster summer in which retail sales were mediocre at best, customers are slowly starting to return to the stores.

clock August 19, 2013Jean E. Palmieri and Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Vegas Trend: Adventureland

Safari influences and lush textures still reign.

clock August 19, 2013Kim Friday

Designer and Luxury

Vegas Trend: Go Graphic

Pops of color liven up the season.

clock August 19, 2013Kim Friday


Jewelry Trend: Shining Night

Jewelers are showing their dark sides, using a range of black stones to create a refined sense of drama and intrigue.

clock August 19, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Fashion Features

Hal Rubenstein’s Next Act: Fashion Designer

Next month, the writer, magazine editor, author, passionate foodie and opinionated talking head will unveil a namesake apparel and footwear collection for HSN.

clock August 19, 2013Marc Karimzadeh


Swarovski Aims for Top Jeweler Spot

The fine jewelery company is on the acquisition trail, as it bids to topple Cartier and Tiffany & Co. to become the global leader in the segment.

clock August 19, 2013Joelle Diderich

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Nasty Gal Growing Beyond Online Roots

The company will today launch its own line of footwear, Shoe Cult, and is also eyeing intimates and swimwear for next year.

clock August 19, 2013Rachel Strugatz


Ziyi Zhang’s Grand Gestures

The Chinese actress is in Manhattan in connection with her latest film, “Martin Scorsese Presents ‘The Grandmaster,’” which will open nationwide on Aug. 23.

clock August 19, 2013Lorna Koski

Fashion Scoops

Superdry in Growth Mode

The brand hosted a dinner Thursday night at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood to fete a fall collection that takes it in a mature direction.

clock August 19, 2013Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Gemfields to Offer Collaborative Jewelry on Couturelab

Prices for the collection start from 2,678 pounds, or $4,050, for a brooch by Askill.

clock August 19, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Thieves Strike French Hotel’s Jewelry Boutique

There has been a rash of robberies targeting the upmarket hotels and shops on the Côte D’Azur this summer.

clock August 19, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

I.T to ‘Take Over’ Selfridges for Anniversary

The Hong Kong fashion conglomerate and licensee is bringing seven of its in-house labels to London.

clock August 19, 2013Julia Neel

Fashion Scoops

Michael Kors Heading Upstate

The designer has signed a lease for a new store at Crossgates Mall in Albany, N.Y., to open next spring, according to sources.

clock August 19, 2013Elizabeth Morrow


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Lands’ End Stock Falls on CEO Marchionni’s Exit

clock 19hArthur Zaczkiewicz

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